Where do you buy DE??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hangin Wit My Peeps, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I checked at the tractor supply store and they don't carry it they say. I'm not sure how much shipping would cost on 50 lbs but it can't be pretty! Let me know where you guys pick up DE (food grade) Thanks much!
     
  2. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Kansas
    Well I also went to TSC today and got the crazy looks when I asked for DE. THey even called other TSC to see if anybody knew what I was talking about. I even got the whole I have had chickens and you don't know what your talking about speech blah blah blah. BUT to get to the point I talked to a lady that owns a pet store and she told me to go to my local co op.
     
  3. moodusnewchick

    moodusnewchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all,
    I just ordered my food grade DE from Custom Milling. I checked around and they had the best prices with shipping that I found. For 50# I am paying about .98c/lb. Here are my notes, hope they may help someone (and I hope they're accurate!). Their shipping is two-day so that's pretty cool too.

    Place # Price Shipping to CT Total price/pound
    Bulk Foods 25 45.74 16.59 (free if buy two bags) 1.82
    BPSF 50 33 49.66 1.65
    Garden Harvest 50 55 28.66 1.67
    Garden Harvest 5 10 10.69 4.14
    Wolf Creek 50 44.09 Didn’t call
    Wolf Creek 12 31.95
    Fresh water 50 64 Included 1.28
    Fresh water 10 37 Included 3.70
    Dirtworks 50 46.99 21.51 1.37
    Dirtworks 20 38 14.22 2.61
    Custom Milling 25 15.95 15.87 1.27
    Custom Milling 50 23.95 25.52 .98
     
  4. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    Custom Milling is where I always buy my DE. Their customer Service is excellent and their prices are good. I ordered on a Wed. morning and recieved my order on Friday morning. 50 lbs was 45.56 total. And 50#'s of DE is a BIG bag.
     
  5. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Check out my food grade DE page. The bottom section is called "Where to Buy Food Grade DE". We get ours from a local dealer through Custom Milling, $20.00 for a 50# bag.

    Hope this helps!

    Dawn
     
  6. spatcher

    spatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am currently selling PermaGuard Codex Food Grade diatomaceous earth at the following prices if anyone is interested. As you say "50# is a lot", and shipping on that amount is atrocious!

    1# 7.15
    3# 14.95
    5# 17.95
    8# 21.75

    All include Priority Mail with 2-3 day delivery - e-mail/PM me if anyone is interested.
     
  7. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Kansas
    I will probley be pming you later.
     
  8. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Spatcher...does that also include shipping prices?
     
  9. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    I don't happen to think the shipping from Custom Milling is atrocious at all. The shipping weight is 55 lbs and that big bag will last me probably the rest of the yr.
     
  10. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    NJ
    I ordered mine from Spatcher and it arrived already today! It's great to have BYC friends![​IMG]
     

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